VCMidlTool.RedirectOutputAndErrors Property

 

Gets or sets the file name to which screen output and errors are written.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll)

string RedirectOutputAndErrors { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The file name to write screen output and errors into.

RedirectOutputAndErrors exposes the functionality of the /o MIDL option.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.

The following example modifies the RedirectOutputAndErrors property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

[Visual Basic]

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim prj As VCProject
        Dim cfgs, tools As IVCCollection
        Dim cfg As VCConfiguration
        Dim tool As VCMidlTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCMIDLTool")
        tool.RedirectOutputAndErrors = "somefile.err"
    End Sub
End Module
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